To the eligible ladies of society, he seemed a perfect gentleman. But to one comely young widow, he was a perfect horror. A cruel man from her past, he shadowed her every move, leaving threats and broken flowers as warnings. But even as the woman strives to rise above this, the sinister man threatens to expose a terrible secret from her past, one that would surely ruin her reputation and drive away the one man who stirred her passions. But can the man of her dreams conquer such a living nightmare?